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CHINA: Enno Schmidt speaks on basic income in Beijing

Enno Schmidt. Credit to Professor Cui Zhiyuan. On April 27th, 2017, Enno Schmidt gave a speech on basic income in Beijing. Schmidt was one of the two initiators of the national referendum on basic income in Switzerland last June. He was invited by Professor Cui Zhiyuan from the School of Public Policy and Management in Tsinghua University. The attendance was

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BRAZIL: Maricá municipality continues on course for basic income implementation

Maricá, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)   Fabiano Horta, the Mayor of Maricá, Brazil, has extended the unconditional income already distributed in Maricá, Brazil, to all its residents. He also aims at raising the distributed value tenfold during 2017.   The unconditional income is paid in Mumbuca, a local social currency. One Mumbuca is valued at one Real. The initial income

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Kyoto JAPAN: Kyoto Basic Income Weekend, 22-23 April

  In Kyoto during the April 22nd -23rd weekend, local artists, community activists, students, architects, academic, etc are hosting two events for discussing on ‘what would you do if your income were taken care of’. Enno Schmidt from Switzerland and Ping Xu from Taiwan will be joining.   22nd April: DIY festival ‘Basic Income Garden’ venue: Honmachi Escola (a community

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New Basic Income Documentary: “The BIG Idea” by Matt Orfalea

Matt Orfalea, a social activist and an advocate for basic income, has released a trailer for his upcoming documentary series. Titled “The BIG Idea,” the series intends to raise awareness of the concept of basic income by describing its history, as well as entertaining possibilities of its implementation. The series will explore such aspects as dealing with poverty, getting ahead

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